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eTOC for ACI eJournal: 2015 Volume 6 (1); New Volume, Further New Articles Available

New articles of ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics (2015, Volume 6 (1)) are available.cover-aci There are five new articles below, making currently nine articles available in this issue, including two free downloads.

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corRECTreatment: A web-based decision support tool for rectal cancer treatment that uses the analytic hierarchy process and decision tree
Research Article
A. Suner (1), G. Karakülah (2, 3), O. Dicle (3, 4), S. Sökmen (5), C. C. Çelikoğlu (6)
(1) Ege University, School of Medicine, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Bornova-Izmir, 35040, Turkey; (2) Neurobiology-Neurodegeneration and Repair Laboratory, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892, USA; (3) Dokuz Eylül University, Health Sciences Institute, Department of Medical Informatics, Inciraltı-Izmir, 35340, Turkey; (4) Dokuz Eylül University, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Inciraltı-Izmir, 35340, Turkey; (5) FACS, FASCRS, FASPSM Member from Dokuz Eylül University, School of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Colorectal and Pelvic Surgery Unit, Inciraltı-Izmir, 35340, Turkey; (6) Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Science, Department of Statistics, Buca-Izmir, 35160, Turkey
Appl Clin Inform 2015 6 1: 56-74   dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-10-RA-0087

The Value of Clinical Teachers for EMR Implementations and Conversions
Invited Editorial
L. A. Stevens (1, 2), J. L. Pantaleoni (1, 2), C. A. Longhurst (1, 2)
(1) Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; (2) Department of Clinical Informatics, Stanford Children’s Health, Palo Alto, California
Appl Clin Inform 2015 6 1: 75-79   dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-09-IE-0075

Successful Physician Training Program for Large Scale EMR Implementation
Case Report
Supplementary Material
J. L. Pantaleoni (1, 2), L. A. Stevens (1, 2), E. S. Mailes (2), B. A. Goad (2), C. A. Longhurst (1, 2)
(1) Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; (2) Department of Clinical Informatics, Stanford Children’s Health, Palo Alto, California
Appl Clin Inform 2015 6 1: 80-95   dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-09-CR-0076

Data Collection Methods in Health Services Research – Hospital Length of Stay and Discharge Destination
Research Article
M. N. Sarkies (1, 2), K.-A. Bowles (2, 3), E. H. Skinner (4, 5), D. Mitchell (1, 6), R. Haas (2, 3), M. Ho (1), K. Salter (1), K. May (1), D. Markham (1), L. O’Brian (2, 7), S. Plumb (8), T. P. Haines (2, 3)
(1) Monash Health, Allied Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; (2) Monash Health, Allied Health Research Unit, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; (3) Monash University, Physiotherapy Department, Allied Health Research Unit, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; (4) Monash University, Allied Health Research Unit, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; (5) Western Health, Allied Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; (6) Monash University, Physiotherapy Department, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; (7) Monash University, Occupational Therapy Department, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; (8) Melbourne Health, Allied Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Appl Clin Inform 2015 6 1: 96-109   dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-10-RA-0097

A National Survey of Parent Perspectives on Use of Patient Portals for Their Children’s Health Care
Research Article
S. J. Clark (1), L. E. Costello (1), A. Gebremariam (1), K. J. Dombkowski (1)
(1) Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan
Appl Clin Inform 2015 6 1: 110-119   dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-10-RA-0098

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eTOC for ACI eJournal: 2014 Volume 5 (3), Further New Articles Available

New articles of ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics (2014, Volume 5 (3)) are available – 17 articles now available in this volumeACI-cover-42_dc27eaa1d2

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Evaluation of a User Guidance Reminder to Improve the Quality of Electronic Prescription Messages
Case Report
A. A. Dhavle (1), S. T. Corley (2), M. T. Rupp (3), J. Ruiz (1), J. Smith (1), R. Gill (2), M. Sow (1)
(1) Surescripts LLC, Arlington, VA, USA; (2) NextGen Healthcare Information Systems LLC, Horsham, PA, USA; (3) Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ, USA
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 3: 699-707   dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-03-CR-0022

Effect of EHR User Interface Changes on Internal Prescription Discrepancies
Research Article
A. Turchin (1, 2, 3), A. Sawarkar (3, 4), Y. A. Dementieva (5), E. Breydo (4, 6), H. Ramelson (3, 7)
(1) Harvard Clinical Research Institute, Boston, MA; (2) Division of Endocrinology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; (3) Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; (4) Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; (5) Department of Mathematics, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA; (6) BE-Tech, Inc., Brooklyn, NY; (7) Information Systems, Partners HealthCare, Boston, MA
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 3: 708-720   dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-03-RA-0023

Attitudes and Perceptions of Pediatric Residents on Transitioning to CPOE
Research Article
Online Supplementary Material
A. R. Shriner (1), E. C. Webber (1)
(1) Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 3: 721-730   dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-04-RA-0045

Evaluating a federated medical search engine  Tailoring the methodology and reporting the evaluation outcomes
Research Article
Online Supplementary Material
D. Saparova (1), J. Belden (2), J. Williams (3), B. Richardson (1), K. Schuster (1)
(1) School of Information Science and Learning Technologies, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 65211; (2) Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212; (3) MedSocket, Columbia, MO 65211
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 3: 731-745   dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-03-RA-0021

Reducing Risk with Clinical Decision Support  A Study of Closed Malpractice Claims
Research Article
Online Supplementary Material
G. Zuccotti (1, 2, 3), F.L. Maloney (2), J. Feblowitz (1), L. Samal (1), L. Sato (3), A. Wright (1, 2)
(1) Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; (2) Partners HealthCare, Boston, MA, USA; (3) CRICO/Risk Management Foundation, Cambridge, MA, USA
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 3: 746-756  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-02-RA-0018

Diabetes and Hypertension Quality Measurement in Four Safety-Net Sites  Lessons Learned after Implementation of the Same Commercial Electronic Health Record
Research Article
R. Benkert (1), P. Dennehy (2), J. White (3), A. Hamilton (4), C. Tanner (3), J.M. Pohl (5)
(1) Wayne State University, Nursing, Detroit, Michigan, United States; (2) GLIDE, San Francisco, California, United States; (3) Michigan Public Health Institute, Center for Data Management and Translational Research, Okemos, Michigan, United States; (4) Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services, Clinical Informatics, Chicago, Illinois, United States; (5) The University of Michigan, School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 3: 757-772  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-03-RA-0019

Optimization of Decision Support Tool using Medication Regimens to Assess Rehospitalization Risks
Research Article
C.H. Olson (1), M. Dierich (2), T. Adam (3), B.L. Westra (3)
(1) Biomedical Health Informatics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; (2) School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; (3) Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 3: 773-788  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-04-RA-0040

Physician beliefs about the impact of meaningful use of the EHR  A Cross-Sectional Study
Research Article
S. Emani (1), D.Y. Ting (2), M. Healey (1, 3), S.R. Lipsitz (1), A.S. Karson (4), J. S. Einbinder (1), L. Leinen (5), V. Suric (1), D.W. Bates (1, 6)
(1) Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; (2) Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; (3) Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; (4) Decision Support Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; (5) Information Services, Partners HealthCare, Boston, MA, USA; (6) Department of Healthcare Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 3: 789-801  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-05-RA-0050

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August 28, 2014 Posted by | ACI eJournal, clinical informatics, IMIA, journals | , , , , | Leave a comment

eTOC for ACI eJournal: 2014 Volume 5 (2): New Articles to Complete Issue

cover-aciNew articles of ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics (2014, Volume 5 (2)) are available, to complete the 21 articles in this issue.

The full Table of Contents for this and other volumes  is online at www.aci-journal.org.

Crucial Factors for the Acceptance of a Computerized National Medication List  Insights into Findings from the Evaluation of the Austrian e-Medikation Pilot
Research Article
Special Topic: eHealth2014
W. O. Hackl (1), A. Hoerbst (2), G. Duftschmid (3), W. Gall (3), S. Janzek-Hawlat (3), M. Jung (1), K. Woertz (1), W. Dorda (3), E. Ammenwerth (1)
(1) Institute of Health Informatics, UMIT-University of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tirol, Austria; (2) Research Division for eHealth and Telemedicine, UMIT, Hall in Tirol, Austria; (3) Section for Medical Information Management and Imaging, Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 527-537  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-04-RA-0032

A Proposal for an Austrian Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS)  A Delphi Study
Research Article
Special Topic: eHealth2014
R. Ranegger (1), W. O. Hackl (2), E. Ammenwerth (2)
(1) Steiermärkische Krankenanstaltengesellschaft m.b.H., Management / Pflege, Austria; (2) Institute of Health Informatics, UMIT – University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tirol, Austria
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 538-547  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-04-RA-0027

A toolbox to improve algorithms for insulin-dosing decision support
Research Article
Special Topic: eHealth2014
K. Donsa (1), P. Beck (1), J. Plank (2), L. Schaupp (2), J. K. Mader (2), T. Truskaller (1), B. Tschapeller (1), B. Höll (1), S. Spat (1), T. R. Pieber (1, 2)
(1) HEALTH – Institute for Biomedicine and Health Sciences, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Graz, Austria; (2) Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 548-556  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-04-RA-0033

Development and validation of a computer-based algorithm to identify foreign-born patients with HIV infection from the electronic medical record
Research Article
J. Levison (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), V. Triant (1, 2, 3, 5), E. Losina (2, 3, 5, 6, 7), K. Keefe (2, 3, 5), K. Freedberg (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7), S. Regan (2, 3, 5)
(1) Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; (2) Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of General Internal Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; (3) Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; (4) Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; (5) Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; (6) Boston University School of Public Health, Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; (7) Harvard University Center for AIDS Research, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, Unites States
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 557-570  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-02-RA-0013

Evaluation of a Korean version of a tool for assessing the incorporation of human factors into a medication-related decision support system: the I-MeDeSA
Research Article
I. Cho (1, 2, 3), J. Lee (2, 3, 4, 5), H. Han (6), S. Phansalkar (2, 3, 7, 8), D. W. Bates (2, 3, 7)
(1) Department of Nursing, School of Medicine, Inha University, Incheon, Korea; (2) Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; (3) Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; (4) Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea; (5) Department of Biomedical Informatics, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea; (6) Department of Pharmacy, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea; (7) Partners Healthcare Systems, Wellesley, MA, USA; (8) Wolters Kluwer Health, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 571-588  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-01-RA-0005

Death, Taxes and Advance Directives
Invited Editorial
N. M. Wood (1), J. D D’Amore (2), S. L. Jones (3), D. F. Sittig (4), R. B. Ness (1)
(1) University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, United States; (2) Diameter Health, Newton, Massachusetts, United States; (3) Houston Methodist Hospital, Surgery, Houston, Texas, United States; (4) University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics and the UT-Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality & Safety, Houston, Texas
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 589-593  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-12-IE-0099

State Funding for Health Information Technology and Selected Ambulatory Healthcare Quality Measures
Research Article
L. M. Kern (1, 2, 3, 4), M. Silver (2, 4), R. Kaushal (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), with the HITEC Investigators
(1) Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.; (2) Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.; (3) Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.; (4) Health Information Technology Evaluation Collaborative, New York, NY.; (5) Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.; (6) New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY.
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 594-602  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-12-RA-0108

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to www.aci-journal.org
You may also find interesting information in the journal Methods of Information on Medicine (www.methods-online.com – also an IMIA Official Journal) and in the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics.

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July 4, 2014 Posted by | ACI eJournal, clinical informatics, journals | , , , | Leave a comment

eTOC for ACI eJournal: 2014 Volume 5 (2): New Articles Available

cover-aciNew articles of ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics (2014, Volume 5 (2)) are available. There are now FOURTEEN items in this volume,

The full Table of Contents for this and other volumes  is online at www.aci-journal.org.

A Distribution-based Method for Assessing The Differences between Clinical Trial Target Populations and Patient Populations in Electronic Health Records
Research Article
Supplementary Material
C. Weng (1), Y. Li (2), P. Ryan (3, 4), Y. Zhang (5), F. Liu (1), J. Gao (6), J. T. Bigger (7), G. Hripcsak (1)
(1) Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032; (2) Department of Computer Science, City College of New York, New York, NY 10031; (3) Janssen Research and Development, Titusville, New Jersey, 08560; (4) Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics, New York, NY, 10032; (5) Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032; (6) Business School, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025; (7) Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 463-479  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-12-RA-0105

Relationship between documentation method and quality of chronic disease visit notes
Research Article
P. M. Neri (1), L. A. Volk (1), S. Samaha (1), S. E. Pollard (1), D. H. Williams (2), J. M. Fiskio (1), E. Burdick (2), S. T. Edwards (3, 4, 5), H. Ramelson (1, 2, 3), G. D. Schiff (2, 3), D. W. Bates (1, 2, 3)
(1) Information Systems, Partners Healthcare System, Wellesley, MA; (2) Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; (3) Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; (4) Massachusetts Veteran’s Epidemiology Research and Information Center, Veteran’s Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA; (5) Section of General Internal Medicine, Veteran’s Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 480-490  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-01-RA-0007

Investigation of the Omaha System for Dentistry
Research Article
M. W. Jurkovich (1), M. Ophaug (2), S. Salberg (2), K. Monsen (3)
(1) St. Anthony, Minnesota, United States; (2) University of Minnesota, Nursing Informatics, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States; (3) University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 491-502  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-01-RA-0001

Telemonitoring of patients with Parkinson’s disease using inertia sensors
Research Article
Special Topic: eHealth2014
N. E. Piro (1), L. Baumann (1), M. Tengler (1), L. Piro (2), R. Blechschmidt-Trapp (1)
(1) Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Applied Science Ulm; (2) Faculty of Mathematics, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 503-511  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-04-RA-0046

Structuring Clinical Workflows for Diabetes Care
An Overview of the OntoHealth Approach
Research Article
Special Topic: eHealth2014
M. Schweitzer (1), N. Lasierra (2), S. Oberbichler (1), I. Toma (2), A. Fensel (2), A. Hoerbst (1)
(1) UMIT – University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Research Division for eHealth and Telemedicine, Hall in Tirol, Austria; (2) University of Innsbruck, STI – Semantic Technology Institute, Innsbruck, Austria
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 2: 512-526  dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2014-04-RA-0039

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to www.aci-journal.org
You may also find interesting information in the journal Methods of Information on Medicine (www.methods-online.com – also an IMIA Official Journal) and in the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics.

ACI makes active use of social media tools and can be found at: facebook.com/ACIJournal, twitter.com/ACI_Journal and facebook.com/Schattauer_Publisher_Scientific_Journals  In addition, you can now export citations for ACI articles via the links at the end of each article.

If you have any questions or feedback, contact the publishers by sending an e-mail to claudia.boehm[at]schattauer.de

 

May 29, 2014 Posted by | ACI eJournal, clinical informatics, journals | , , , | Leave a comment

Surrey Informatics Summer School (UK), 6-11 July 2014

clininfeuThe Clinical Informatics and Health Outcomes Research Group of the Department of Health Care Management & Policy at the University of Surrey invite you to attend their third annual 6 day intensive short course for health care professionals and analysts wanting to work with routine health data to measure quality and improve outcomes. This health informatics short course is aimed at clinicians, researchers, managers and analysts within the health care sector, and is being organised and delivered by the University of Surrey on 6-11 July, 2014. See www.clininf.eu/siss2014 for more information about fees, booking, and other materials; or download the flyer and information leaflet.

The course is taught by leading informatics academics and practitioners with international reputations, including Professor Simon de Lusignan, Professor of Primary Care and Clinical Informatics at the University of Surrey; Medical Director of the RCGP Research and Surveillance Centre; practicing GP; and Professor Simon Jones, Chair in Health Care Management & Policy at the University of Surrey; previously Chief Statistician at Dr Foster Intelligence. The course is intensive and primarily designed for residential students. There are no entry requirements and the course is suitable and flexible enough to accommodate those with little or no statistical experience looking to find pragmatic ways of using data as well as those advanced in analytics seeking to enhance their technical skills. The venue will be the Faculty of Business Economics and Law University of Surrey, Guildford, GU 2 7XH, United Kingdom.

6-11 July 2014 – Surrey Informatics Summer School (SISS)
7-9 January 2015 – Surrey WinteR Statistics School (SWISS)
Contact: fbelevents[at]surrey.ac.uk Find more here : http://www.clininf.eu

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The University of Surrey Department of Health Care Management and Policy is an Academic Institutional member of IMIA.

April 9, 2014 Posted by | clinical informatics, education, UK | , | Leave a comment

eTOC for ACI eJournal: 2014 Volume 5 (1): New Articles to Complete Volume

New articles of ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics (2014 Volume 5 (1)) are available; these complete this volume. The Table of Contents is online at www.aci-journal.org  In addition, note that all papers from the first 13 issues of ACI (up to and including Vol 3, Issue 4) are now free and openly available for download. They are available via the Journal Archive.

Volume 5(1) – new articles:

An information retrieval system for computerized patient records in the context of a daily hospital practice: the example of the Léon Bérard Cancer Center (France)
Case Report
P. Biron (1), M. H. Metzger (2), C. Pezet (1), C. Sebban (1), E. Barthuet (3), T. Durand (1)
(1) Léon Bérard Cancer Center, Lyon, France; (2) Université Lyon I – CNRS-UMR 5558, Lyon, France; (3) SWORD, Saint Didier au Mont d’Or, France
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 191-205 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-08-CR-0065

Simulating adverse event spontaneous reporting systems as preferential attachment networks. Application to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
Research Article
J. Scott (1), T. Botsis (1, 2), R. Ball (1)
(1) Office of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U. S. Food and Drug Administration; (2) Department of Computer Science, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 206-218 
 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-11-RA-0097

Association between use of a health information exchange system and hospital admissions
Research Article
J. R. Vest (1, 2, 6), L. M. Kern (1, 2, 3, 6), T. R. Campion Jr. (1, 2, 4, 6), M. D. Silver (1, 4, 6), R. Kaushal (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, §)
(1) Center for Healthcare Informatics & Policy, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; (2) Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; (3) Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; (4) Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; (5) NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY; (6) Health Information Technology Evaluation Collaborative, New York, NY; (§) for the HITEC Investigators
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 219-231 
 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-10-RA-0083

Home blood pressure monitoring, secure electronic messaging and medication intensification for improving hypertension control. 
A mediation analysis
Research Article
J. D. Ralston (1), A. J. Cook (1), M.L. Anderson (1), S.L. Catz (1), P. A. Fishman (1), J. Carlson (1), R. Johnson (1), B. B. Green (1)
(1) Group Health Research Institute 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101–1448
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 232-248 
 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-10-RA-0079

Text Prediction on Structured Data Entry in Healthcare. 
A Two-group Randomized Usability Study Measuring the Prediction Impact on User Performance
Research Article
L. Hua (1, 2), S. Wang (3), Y. Gong (1)
(1) School of Biomedical Informatics, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA; (2) Informatics Institute, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA; (3) Department of Nursing, Tianjin First Central Hospital, Tianjin, China
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 249-263 
 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-11-RA-0095

Design and multicentric Implementation of a generic Software Architecture for Patient Recruitment Systems re-using existing HIS tools and Routine Patient Data
Research Article
B. Trinczek (1), F. Köpcke (2), T. Leusch (3), R. W. Majeed (4), B. Schreiweis (5), J. Wenk (6), B. Bergh (5), C. Ohmann (6), R. Röhrig (4), H. U. Prokosch (2), M. Dugas (1)
(1) Institute of Medical Informatics, University of Münster, Germany; (2) Chair of Medical Informatics, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany; (3) Department of Information- and Communication-Technology, Düsseldorf University Hospital, Germany; (4) Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Justus-Liebig University Gießen, Germany; (5) Center for Information Technology and Medical Engineering, Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany; (6) Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials, Faculty of Medicine, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 264-283 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-07-RA-0047

Using a Scripted Data Entry Process to Transfer Legacy Immunization Data While Transitioning Between Electronic Medical Record Systems
Research Article
J. Michel (1), A. Hsiao (2), A. Fenick (2)
(1) Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; (2) Yale School of Medicine, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 284-298 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-11-RA-0096

An Electronic Alert for HIV Screening in the Emergency Department Increases Screening but not the Diagnosis of HIV
Research Article
R. Schnall (1), N. Liu (2), J. Sperling (3), R. Green (4), S. Clark (3), D. Vawdrey (5)
(1) Columbia University, School of Nursing, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States; (2) Columbia University, Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, United States; (3) Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Emergency Medicine, New York, NY, United States; (4) Columbia University, Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, United States; (5) Columbia University, Department of Biomedical Informatics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, United States
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 299-312 
 dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-09-RA-0075

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to www.aci-journal.org
You may also find interesting information in the journal Methods of Information on Medicine (www.methods-online.com – also an IMIA Official Journal) and in the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics.

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April 8, 2014 Posted by | ACI eJournal, clinical informatics, journals | , , , , | Leave a comment

eTOC for ACI eJournal: 2014 Volume 5 (1): Five New Articles

The New Year sees the start of a new volume of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS – see www.aci-journal.org

Volume 5(1) has FIVE new articles. In addition, note that all papers from the first 13 issues of ACI (up to and including Vol 3, Issue 3, and so totaling almost 120 articles) are now free and openly available for download. They are available via the Journal Archive.

ACI makes active use of social media tools and can be found at: facebook.com/ACIJournal, twitter.com/ACI_Journal and facebook.com/Schattauer_Publisher_Scientific_Journals  In addition, you can now export citations for ACI articles via the links at the end of each article.

Volume 5(1) – five new articles:

An Exploratory, Population-Based, Mixed-Methods Program Evaluation of User Satisfaction of Services Provided by a Regional Extension Center (REC)
Research Article
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D. Tang (1), M. Rutala (2), C. Ihde (2), A. Bills (2), L. Mollon (1), T. Warholak (1) (1) The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson, Arizona, United States; (2) Arizona Health-e Connection, Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 1-24 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-06-RA-0037

Analysis Of Electronic Medication Orders With Large Overdoses 
Opportunities For Mitigating Dosing Errors
Research Article

E. S. Kirkendall (1, 2, 3, 4), M. Kouril (1), T. Minich (2, 5), S. A. Spooner (1, 2, 3)
(1) Division of Biomedical Informatics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio; (2) Department of Information Services, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio; (3) Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio; (4) James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital MedicalCenter, Cincinnati, Ohio; (5) Division of Pharmacy, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 25-45 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-08-RA-0057

Burden on university hospitals of handling Portable Data for Imaging (PDI) media
Research Article
H. Hagiwara (1), A. Nemoto (2), T. Inoue (3)
(1) Department of Radiology, Yokohama City University Hospital, Yokohama, Japan; (2) Department of Medical Informatics, Yokohama City University Hospital, Yokohama, Japan; (3) Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 46-57 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-07-RA-0052

Towards Prevention of Acute Syndromes – 
Electronic Identification of At-Risk Patients During Hospital Admission
Research Article
A. Ahmed (1, 2, 3), C. Thongprayoon (1, 3), B. W. Pickering (1, 4), A. Akhoundi (1), G. Wilson (1, 4), D. Pieczkiewicz (2), V. Herasevich (1, 4)
(1) Multidisciplinary Epidemiology and Translational Research in Intensive Care (M.E.T.R.I.C.), Mayo Clinic, Rochester; (2) Institute for Health Informatics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; (3) Department of Medicine, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic; (4) Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 58-72 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-07-RA-0045

Generating Sensor Data Summaries to Communicate Change in Elder’s Health Status
Research Article
G. L. Alexander (1, 2), A. Wilbik (3, 4), J. M. Keller (1, 5), K. Musterman (1, 2)
(1) University of Missouri, USA; (2) Sinclair School of Nursing; (3) Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland; (4) Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands; (5) Electrical and Computer Engineering
Appl Clin Inform 2014 5 1: 73-84 
dx.doi.org/10.4338/ACI-2013-07-RA-0050

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to www.aci-journal.org

Further materials of interest from the same publishers are to be found in the journal Methods of Information on Medicine and in the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics.

If you have any questions or feedback do not hesitate to contact Schattauer by sending an e-mail to claudia.boehm[at]schattauer.de

January 30, 2014 Posted by | ACI eJournal, clinical informatics, IMIA, journals | , , , , , | Leave a comment

iHealth 2014 Conference – Orlando, FL, USA; 30 January – 01 February, 2014

iHealth-right-deadline-ADThe first iHealth conference (iHealth 2014), convened by AMIA and co-hosted by AcademyHealth, will be held at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, Florida on 30 January to 01 February, 2014. Full information is at http://www.ihealthconference.org and advance registration rates are available until 09 January.

The event, addressing clinical and operational informatics, is designed to address the needs of  a wide range of clinicians, healthcare executives, including decision makers, strategic planners, physician/nurse executives,  CMIO/CNIOs. The event is described as:

“iHealth is about what works. And what doesn’t. iHealth is about solutions created and refined in the real world that make health care better. iHealth is about the answers … capture iNFORMATION about the iNDIVIDUAL and apply iNFORMATICS to create iNTELLIGENCE that drives iNNOVATION to radically iMPROVE health care.”

The programme includes a CMIO/CNIO Pre-Conference Workshop; a Plenary Panel with Four Past National Coordinators on HIT; a Closing Keynote Panel featuring nurse leaders; and sessions ranging across topics including Barriers and Solutions to HIT Governance, Patient Safety and Interoperable HIT, Academia, Industry, and Other Stakeholders Working Together to Achieve Widespread Quality and Safety Improvement through HIT, and Mobile Self-Monitoring and Health Behavior Change. The event will feature an “Ideas that Work” competition.

December 20, 2013 Posted by | AMIA, clinical informatics, conference | , , , | Leave a comment

International Symposium on Clinical and Translational Research Informatics – Melbourne, Australia; 27-28 March 2014

Our colleague Prof. Fernando Martin-Sanchez, Chair of Health Informatics and Director, Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre (HABIC), The University of Melbourne is pleased to announce that on 27-28 March 2014 a joint symposium between BioGrid Australia and the University of Melbourne’s Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre will be held at the Davis Auditorium, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. For full information, including registration (which is free and a first registered, first confirmed basis) is available at http://www.biogrid.org.au  (information also on the attached PDF)

The University of Melbourne has been active in Health Informatics over the past ten years. These activities have recently crystallised in the creation of HaBIC, the Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre. HaBIC is a collaborative effort between the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, the Melbourne School of Engineering and the Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society. The Centre will be officially launched on 28th March 2014. In celebration of the launch we will be bringing together international and local experts in the field of Health and Biomedical Informatics who will be contributing to the symposium.

The Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre (HABIC), The University of Melbourne is an Academic Institutional member of IMIA.

Please contact: http://www.biogrid.org,au   – enquiries[at] biogrid.org.au     +61 3 9342 3167

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December 19, 2013 Posted by | Australia, bioinformatics, clinical informatics, conference, research | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Clinical Informatics and Telemedicine (Ukraine) 2013: Vol. 9; Issue 10

Our colleagues from the Ukrainian Association for Computer Medicine, an IMIA Member Society, write:

A new issue of the journal Clinical Informatics and Telemedicine – 2013; Vol. 9; Issue 10 – is now available online at www.uacm.kharkov.ua/eng

Clinical Informatics and Telemedicine is the official journal of the Ukrainian Association for Computer Medicine, and publishes highly-ranked original research articles and reviews in the broad fields of medical and biological informatics and cybernetics, IT in clinical neurophysiology and cardiology, IT in medical education and other areas, in Ukrainian, Russian and English languages. Clinical Informatics and Telemedicine (JKiT) is a partner of the European Journal of Biomedical Informatics (EJBI) (http://www.ejbi.eu ), which according to the contract is exchanged for the publication of articles and other materials of interest to experts of Ukraine, CIS countries and the European Union. JKiT is indexed in the international scientometric database Index Copernicus.

The archive of all articles published in Clinical Informatics and Telemedicine are now available on-line, from 2004 to the present (http://uacm.kharkov.ua/eng/). The JKiT V9, Issue 10, 2013 will be online soon, please follow this link.

The Journal can be ordered from the address: e-mail: kit-journal[at]ukr.net
or
The Ukrainian Association for Computer Medicine (UACM)
P.O. BOX 7313
Kharkov, 61002
Ukraine

November 15, 2013 Posted by | clinical informatics, Europe, journals | , , , | Leave a comment